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Navy shipwrecks, drones and autonomous underwater vehicles — those are some of the technologies University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment are working with.

Sen. Tom Carper (D) got to see some of them in action when he toured UD’s robotics lab Tuesday.

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On Aug. 21, millions of people throughout the United States will be treated to a total solar eclipse, a rare-occurring event when the moon passes in front of the sun and day turns to night for just a few minutes.

But in Delaware, you might not even realize anything is going on. 


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20 young women from several sub-Saharan African countries are learning about U.S. culture in Delaware this summer.

A Delaware-sized iceberg has broken loose from Antarctica.


The iceberg that broke off the Larsen C ice shelf is one of the largest pieces on record to break away from Antarctica. It’s now floating in the water. 


The University of Delaware has released its tuition rates for the upcoming school year.

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A University of Delaware researcher is studying the potential to treat chronic kidney disease with exercise.

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Tiny pieces of plastics, called “microplastics” are inundating our oceans.


Right now, we don’t know how deep they go below the surface, or how they affect ocean health, but University of Delaware researchers are combing the Delaware Bay to determine the scope of these microplastics in our waterways. 




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UD announced a new partnership with Wilmington’s Department of Veterans Affairs Friday.


The goal of the partnership is to leverage UD’s research capacity in areas pertinent to the chronic health issues of veterans – like cardiovascular health and traumatic brain injuries.

UD opens cutting edge concussion clinic to public

Jun 6, 2017
STAR Health Concussion Clinic
University of Delaware

University of Delaware opened a concussion clinic Tuesday that gives the public access to cutting edge treatment.

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Downtown Wilmington now has a new ice cream joint at 8th and Market, operated by UD students.